Laverne Sumners Booth, born June 8, 1932 in Coosa County, Alabama, passed away on March 2, 2019. A graveside service will be held Saturday, March 9th at 11:00am at Hillview Memorial Park with Rev. John Hill and Rev. Jerry Abbett officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at Flint Hill United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Booth graduated from Goodwater High School, and resided in Kellyton until 1975 when she became a resident of Alexander City. Her career was primarily in the insurance business with Adams Insurance and she retired from Dark Insurance. She was a member of Flint Hill United Methodist Church. She enjoyed travel, the Coffee Club and the Bridge Club for many years. Laverne was an Auburn Tiger. Her support and encouragement was a key to the Auburn graduation of both of her children; all three of her grandchildren also graduated from Auburn University.
She is survived by her daughter Judy Sasser Wyatt; son Jeff Sasser (Mary Ann); grandchildren Stacey Waters (Aaron), Brigitte Cohoon (Steven), John Sasser; great granddaughter Mallory Waters; stepsons Tom Booth (Ann) and John Booth (Kristina); sister in law Jeanette Johnson; cousins; nephews; nieces and close family friends.
She is preceded in death by father Graham Jackson Sumners, mother Olia Laverne Sumners, first husband and father of her children James Wilson Sasser, second husband Herbert A. Booth and son in law Randall Wyatt.
The family appreciates the sincere loving care provided by the Chapman Health Care and Assisted Living staff.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Flint Hill United Methodist Church, 2858 Flint Hill Road, Alexander City, Alabama 35010.
Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, Al. is directing.